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To: Donnie Berkholz <dberkholz@g.o>
From: "Marijn Schouten (hkBst)" <hkBst@g.o>
Subject: Re: Re: [gentoo-dev] maintainer-wanted bugcount
Date: Mon, 26 Nov 2007 12:09:06 +0100
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Donnie Berkholz wrote:
> On 10:46 Mon 26 Nov     , Markus Ullmann wrote:
>> when taking a look at the open bug count for bugs assigned to
>> maintainer-wanted (2450 at the time of writing), it seems pretty obvious
>> that we really can't handle all of them, at least not without growing at
>> least two dozen devs to maintain it properly.
>>
>> As I highly doubt this will happen within a week, we have to make a
>> decision how to proceed with this stuff. So what options do we have?
>> These come to mind:
>>
>> a) WONTFIX them within 4 or 8 weeks without picking them up
>> b) reassign them to herds (some herds are on CC) and have them
>>    respond withing 4-8 weeks and give a yey or boo.
>> c) let interested users move it to sunrise (some of them are there)
>>    so that the ebuilds are at least at our QA level we maintain for
>>    gentoo-x86 and are there to be picked up by devs if they're
>>    interested
> 
> What is bad about the current state of leaving maintainer-wanted bugs 
> open? What problem is it causing that you want to fix?

++, we should look at our prerecruitment process. Make it easier for
interested users to come into contact with the right herd/people, so that they
can be given simple tasks and guidance, learn and have fun.

Marijn

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